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Planning a Mexican themed party and looking for a few authentic Mexican food recipes you can make at home? Well, you've come to the right place!
If you're looking to create a Mexican food menu at home and want some flavorful dishes, the ones you'll find here are generally simple to make, don't require 100 exotic ingredients, and are totally fun and festive.

And the best part? Most Mexican dishes can be made in advance and only improve as they sit-- a big bonus if you're planning a Mexican food party!

All of the fabulous (and of course free!) Mexican food recipes on this page are perfect for planning a Cinco de Mayo party, a casual dinner party, or whatever you want! They're separated by type, course, and ease of preparation... so you're sure to find whatever you need. You'll also find plenty of tips for planning a fiesta, including games, decorating tips, and more!

Ready to spice it up? Read on!

My Authentic Mexican Food Recipes

Authentic Mexican Tamale RecipeTHE Autentic Mexican Tamale Recipe

All you need to know how to make homemade Mexican tamales. Recipes and instructions for tamale masa and assembly, and recipe for three different tamale fillings: pork, chicken, and beef.

Traditional Mexican FoodsAn Overview of Traditional Mexican Foods

A pretty comprehensive look at some of the most famous traditional Mexican dishes, including some of the ones you'll see most in Mexican cuisine. Plus a recipe for homemade corn tortillas!

thumbnail-mexican-empanada-recipesMake Your Own Homemade Mexican Empanadas

Recipes and tips for making your own Mexican empanadas recipes, including sweet and savory varieties, and a never-fail empanada dough you'll make again and again. Light and crispy YUM.

Quick Mexican RecipesQuick Mexican Recipes

Three great-tasting Mexican recipes to make at home, including the best and simplest Mexican carne asada ever. Flavorful, authentic, and easy to put together.

Easy Mexican Food RecipesEasy Mexican Food Recipes

Each one of these Mexican meal recipes is full of flavor and totally festive. Try the Caldo de Res soup on a cold day, and you'll become an addict.

Mexican Desserts, Sweets, and Snacks

Mexican Desserts RecipesMexican Dessert Recipes

Three fun and authentic Mexican dessert recipes, including lots of ideas and variations for tranforming traditional spicy Mexican foods into sweet and decadant Mexican desserts.

Mexican Candy RecipesMexican Candy Recipes

Recipes and ideas for Mexican candy. Fun an original recipes for candy with fabulous Mexican flavors and ingredients. And most of it is easy to make!

Mexican Drinks and Cocktails

Traditional Mexican DrinkTraditional Mexican Drink Recipe (non-alcoholic)

Recipes for traditional Mexican drinks without alcohol. Easy to make, refreshing drinks like agua fresca and cafe de olla. Authentic and delicious!

Mexican Drink RecipesMexican Drink Recipes

Recipes for Mexican cocktails and other alcoholic drinks, as well as a nice overview of Mexican tequilas and beers-- a great help if you can't choose one!

Simple Margarita RecipeSimple Margarita Recipes

From frozen margaritas to simple three-ingredient margaritas on the rocks with fresh lime, you'll find the perfect classic margarita here-- the best thing to drink with any of our authentic Mexican food recipes, hands down!

More Mexico

Mexican fiesta gamesMexican Fiesta Games

Ideas for games to play at your Mexican fiesta! Party game ideas ranging from traditional and simple, to nutty fun with margaritas for adults.

Mexican Party IdeasMexican Party Ideas

Tips and ideas for planning a Mexican-themed fiesta, including help planning your Mexican fiesta decorations, food, party games, theme, and more.

fun and festive mexican fiesta party ideasMore Mexican Fiesta Party Ideas

Lots more fun ideas for planning your Mexican themed fiesta, including BYO Sombrero and more snack, game, and entertainment ideas for your party.

History of Traditional Mexican FoodThe History of Traditional Mexican Food

An overview of how traditional Mexican food evolved over time, and how it was influenced by different cultures. Learn how your favorite authentic Mexican dishes developed!

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The date for Easter falls on April 20th this year!

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It's so cute, it may be the best thing you do this Easter.

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